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Let’s Get Digital – Canadian Government Consults on Model Digital Trade Policy

Nov 1, 2022

The Canadian government develops Model International Digital Trade Policy and requests to join the Digital Economic Partnership Agreement.

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British Columbia Privacy Commissioner Releases Guidance on Collecting Personal Information for Political Activities

Nov 1, 2022

BC Privacy Commissioner releases guidance on how federal and provincial political organizations can conform to BC's privacy legislation when campaigning.

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A Zoning Amendment For Environmental Protection May Result In Disguised Expropriation

Oct 31, 2022

This article summarizes a recent decision regarding disguised expropriation arising from conservation rezoning.

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My Dog Ate My Opt-Out Form: Extensions to the Opt-Out Period in Class Action Proceedings

Oct 26, 2022

Johnson provides novel appellate consideration of the test to grant an extension of a court ordered opt-out period in class proceedings.

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Pay When Paid Clauses Post-Prompt Payment and Adjudication

Oct 26, 2022

Drafting a pay when paid clause in light of Alberta's Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act.

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Payments Canada hits Refresh on Pre-Authorized Debit Framework with Updates to Rule H1

Oct 26, 2022

Payments Canada implements changes to Rule H1 for Pre-Authorized Debit transactions, effective October 3, 2022.

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Record-Tying General Damages Awarded by Alberta’s Human Rights Tribunal

Oct 25, 2022

Alberta's Human Rights Tribunal sent a strong warning to employers that behave badly by ordering one of the highest general damages awards in its history.

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A Call to Address Canada’s Transportation Supply Chain Crisis: Final Report – Part II

Oct 25, 2022

Modernizing the Rail Transportation System in the National Public Interest

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Interpreting a Contractual Dispute Resolution Clause? Step in the Arbitrator’s Direction

Oct 24, 2022

This bulletin discusses a recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision on dispute resolution clauses in commercial contracts.